A city in the Rockies paves the way for net-zero energy leases

April 2, 2018 by  
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The Rocky Mountain Institute details how it’s exploring innovative leasing structures in its own backyard.

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How blockchain, AI and other emerging technologies could end water insecurity

April 2, 2018 by  
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Get ready for decentralized infrastructure and more effective recycling systems. And that’s just a start.

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How corporate boards can accelerate sustainability

April 2, 2018 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. On this episode: Revealing the nuanced roles that board members can play.

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RMI @ 35: A conversation with Amory Lovins

October 23, 2017 by  
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The co-founder and life spirit of the Rocky Mountain Institute looks back — and forward.

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High aspirations: What’s next for Rocky Mountain Institute

October 23, 2017 by  
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A heightened sense of urgency and purpose as the non-profit marks its 35th anniversary.

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A new standard for net-zero leases in Boulder

April 11, 2017 by  
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The Rocky Mountain Institute is among the new tenants at an ambitious new development in the Colorado city.

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What is a city? The SDGs depend on an answer

April 11, 2017 by  
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This month, policymakers are meeting to universally define a “city”, which will help the global sustainability community reach the U.N. global goals.

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Bottled air from Canada is selling like crazy in China

December 18, 2015 by  
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Yes, you read that correctly. Vitality Air , a start-up in Alberta, Canada, is capturing fresh, pollution-free air from the Rocky Mountains and selling it for up to $32 CAD a bottle. They have launched a successful campaign to market their product – well, nature’s product – to China, a country whose population is suffering from severe air pollution . Over 4,000 units will be on their way across the ocean soon, 1,000 of which are already pre-sold. And again, you read that all correctly: bottled air is on its way to China. Read the rest of Bottled air from Canada is selling like crazy in China

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Aspen, CO becomes third U.S. city powered totally by renewable energy

September 4, 2015 by  
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Three is a magic number. And Aspen, Colorado has hit that enchanted numeral by becoming the third city in the U.S. to power itself with 100 percent renewable energy . Aspen Times reports that the city has reached this milestone after more than a decade of work, by employing wind, solar and geothermal energy. Its efforts put the Rocky Mountain hub in a very exclusive renewable energy club, along with Burlington, Vermont and Greensburg, Kansas. Read the rest of Aspen, CO becomes third U.S. city powered totally by renewable energy

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Community solar and the large corporate user quandary

August 24, 2015 by  
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Many businesses, especially those without sun-exposed rooftops, could benefit by joining a community solar plan but their size hinders them. Now Rocky Mountain Power and others offer options.

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